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Companies are more than just buildings and inventories - management teams also go into company valuations, and how well a company is run has big implications to its stock performance.

One way to evaluate this is by looking at the corporate governance policies of the company, such as its board composition and shareholder rights.

Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) gives ratings for four areas of corporate governance, on risks related to: the board, the audit committee, the compensation committee, and shareholder rights.

We ran a screen on stocks in the tech sector currently rallying above their 20-day, 50-day, and 200-day moving averages. We screened these companies for those that also received "low risk" ratings on all four corporate governance categories from ISS.

Interactive Chart: Press Play to compare changes in analyst ratings over the last two years for the top six stocks mentioned below. Analyst ratings sourced from Zacks Investment Research.

Do you think these companies are being run well? Use this list as a starting-off point for your own analysis.

List sorted by market cap.

1. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): Designs, manufactures, and markets personal computers, mobile communication and media devices, and portable digital music players, as well as sells related software, services, peripherals, networking solutions, and third-party digital content and applications worldwide. Market cap of $377.07B. The stock is currently trading 1.79% above its 20-day moving average, 3.24% above its 50-day MA, and 12.08% above its 200-day MA. According to ISS, the company has "low concern" in all corporate governance categories. Might be undervalued at current levels, with a PEG ratio at 0.73, and P/FCF ratio at 12.54. The stock has gained 31.39% over the last year.

2. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): Develops, licenses, and supports a range of software products and services for various computing devices worldwide. Market cap of $229.46B. The stock is currently trading 2.37% above its 20-day moving average, 4.07% above its 50-day MA, and 4.70% above its 200-day MA. According to ISS, the company has "low concern" in all corporate governance categories. Might be undervalued at current levels, with a PEG ratio at 0.88, and P/FCF ratio at 11.67. The stock has gained 10.66% over the last year.

3. International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM): Provides information technology (IT) products and services worldwide. Market cap of $217.66B. The stock is currently trading 0.21% above its 20-day moving average, 4.62% above its 50-day MA, and 8.44% above its 200-day MA. According to ISS, the company has "low concern" in all corporate governance categories. The stock has gained 32.58% over the last year.

4. Oracle Corp. (NYSE:ORCL): Develops, manufactures, markets, distributes, and services database and middleware software, applications software, and hardware systems worldwide. Market cap of $165.82B. The stock is currently trading 6.89% above its 20-day moving average, 13.94% above its 50-day MA, and 3.73% above its 200-day MA. According to ISS, the company has "low concern" in all corporate governance categories. The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 5.25% over the last week.

5. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC): Engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of integrated circuits for computing and communications industries worldwide. Market cap of $129.12B. The stock is currently trading 8.38% above its 20-day moving average, 15.11% above its 50-day MA, and 15.62% above its 200-day MA. According to ISS, the company has "low concern" in all corporate governance categories. Offers a good dividend, and appears to have good liquidity to back it up - dividend yield at 3.42%, current ratio at 2.24, and quick ratio at 1.91. The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 5.63% over the last week.

6. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO): Designs, manufactures, and sells Internet protocol (IP)-based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. Market cap of $94.10B. The stock is currently trading 5.20% above its 20-day moving average, 8.92% above its 50-day MA, and 3.53% above its 200-day MA. According to ISS, the company has "low concern" in all corporate governance categories. The stock has had a good month, gaining 12.8%.

7. Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL): Provides integrated technology solutions in the information technology (IT) industry worldwide. Market cap of $28.64B. The stock is currently trading 1.21% above its 20-day moving average, 4.78% above its 50-day MA, and 2.71% above its 200-day MA. According to ISS, the company has "low concern" in all corporate governance categories. The stock has gained 6.73% over the last year.

8. Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC): Provides security, storage, and systems management solutions to secure and manage information. Market cap of $13.81B. The stock is currently trading 7.54% above its 20-day moving average, 10.55% above its 50-day MA, and 3.15% above its 200-day MA. According to ISS, the company has "low concern" in all corporate governance categories. The stock has had a couple of great days, gaining 5.73% over the last week.

9. Morningstar Inc. (NASDAQ:MORN): Provides independent investment research to investors worldwide. Market cap of $3.04B. The stock is currently trading 2.93% above its 20-day moving average, 3.70% above its 50-day MA, and 3.00% above its 200-day MA. According to ISS, the company has "low concern" in all corporate governance categories. The stock has gained 25.19% over the last year.

*ISS ratings sourced from Yahoo! Finance, all other data sourced from Finviz.

Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

Source: 9 Rallying Tech Stocks With Strong Corporate Governance